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KOFY
Nov 14, 2012 11:30am PST
thousand students nationwide. 700 in the bay area and students in washington, d.c.. cast lift for young people who are not only economically disadvantaged but first in the family to attend college. they are of a low income family. they are ethnically under represented in higher education. but we want looking for a student that might consider graduation as an option. for that student they are looking for the motivation. they are looking for the interested and the application of regular school to their lives. that is where entrepreneurship comes in and real world of build ignites that excitement and helps them in high school. >> cheryl: so if somebody doesn't know about build, how do they fiet fine out about it? >> go to our website and partnered with 19 schools across the country so it is great to hear from troy. we are partner there and as well as peninsula. we have several schools partner there, as well. it's exciting to have volunteers come and supported our program. we have a four-year model where we teach in-school class to ninth graders where they start businesses. >> cheryl: sit o
KOFY
Nov 16, 2012 11:30am PST
. >> cheryl: snother showdown in washington, congressional leaders are confident that can reach a deal to avoid that fiscal cliff and risk of a new recession. taxes on all americans are set to go up if they can't reach a deal. republicans want to reduce the deficit by closing tax loopholes >> kristen: mike nicco is talking about the rain. how much more. >> it's been pretty light so far. it's going to be more of a nuisance for your weekend plans. darker clouds moving through the north bay, emeryville, we have a whole lot more rain. we'll give you a timetable so you can adjust your your plans this weekend. >> is this is the last twinkie production? hostess says they are with my friends, we'll do almost anything. out for drinks, eats. i have very well fitting dentures. i like to eat a lot of fruits. love them all. the seal i get with the super poligrip free keeps the seeds from getting up underneath. even well-fitting dentures let in food particles. super poligrip is zinc free. with just a few dabs, it's clinically proven to seal out more food particles so you're more comfortable and confide
KOFY
Nov 19, 2012 11:30am PST
dominating the pacific rim. lisa stark, abc news, washington. >>> tonight at 11, i-team investigation into adoption a family desperate for children trusted a local man. they say they were deceived. dan noyes tracked down the man. >> are you being straight with families about the kids they are adopting? >> what he says about the children who needed more than a good home. what the i-team has uncovered about his adoption business. tonight on abc7 news at 11, right after castle. >>> how can i look like that and you are telling me rain is not too far behind.>> tomorrow s the north bay better part of today and tonight. the storm track has moved north, we'll talk about rain and when it comes back to our neighborhoods. and an update, monday night football is in town. >>> just ahead, south bay families line-up to get holiday meals, why organizers are worried not everybody will be able to get the help they need. >>> beating the odds, a dog expected never to walk again is proving everyone >>> new study shows more teenagers are using muscle enhancing products, one -- use protein pow
KOFY
Nov 20, 2012 11:30am PST
captioned by closed captioning services, inc. >>> big storm that wallopped oregon and washington is on its way to the bay area. that storm caused floating and knocked down trees and power lines more on that in a moment. good morning i'm kristen sze. >>> and i'm cheryl jennings. let's get to mike tracking this storm. >>> it is not going to be nearly as bad as it was up there. we have the potential in the north bay where the bulk of rain will fall light rain through the morning. some of the higher elevations like on top of some of the mountains we've had one to two inches of rain. dry creek road north of windsor, that whole area out to fort ross up to manchester, you could see darker green starting to show up that is steadier rain moving into ukiah now that. is going to move into the north bay during the afternoon. the strong entertainment part of the storm is going to stay here we will get rain up to an inch in the north bay maybe an inch or two in the mountains, quarter to half inch around the bay. i'll give you a timetable, coming up. >>> that pacific northwest area has taken a pou
KOFY
Nov 8, 2012 11:30am PST
. >>> man suspected of killing a schoolteacher is in court in richmond. darnell keith washington is facing robbery, burglary and carjacking. he and his wife murdered 55-year-old susie ko at her home last month and stole her car. the wife still faces extra from washington state where the couple were arrested following a crime spree. >>> marin county d.a.'s office has decline to file charges immediately against three daycare workers arrested for the death of a baby in their care. right now the center is closed. autopsy shows the four-month-old accidentally suffocated after bedding cut off the child's airway. the d.a.'s office says it needs more time to review the case. >>> protesters demonstrating at the grand opening of a chick-fil-a restaurant in walnut creek the group says it is against the company's donations to anti-gay organizations and for the public anti-gay stance the founder took this summer. the demonstration didn't stop dozens who camped out overnight the first 100 got coupons good for 52 free meals. >>> a group of women say they are preparing to relaunch a recall campaign
ABC
Nov 4, 2012 11:35pm EST
tucson massacre involving arizona congressman gabby giffords. just ahead on "washington weekly. >> a cold start to our monday for ag and the potential l storm. details in my forecast in just a few minutes. [ male announcer ] citibank's app for ipad makes it easy for anne to manage her finances when she's on the go. even when she's not going anywhere. citibank for ipad. easier banking. standa at citibank. colin powell: yes. when he took over we were in one of the... worst recessions we had seen in recent tim... close to a depression. and i saw, over the next several years, stabilization... come back in the financial cocommunity. housing is starting to pick up. the president saved the auto industry. and the actions he's taken with respect to... protecting us from terrorism have been very, very solid. anso, i think we ought to keep on the track that we are on. president obama: i'm'm barack obama and... i approve this message. helps him deposit his checks. jay also like it when mother nature helps him wash his car. mother nature's cool like that. mobile check deposit. easier banking. sta
ABC
Nov 2, 2012 4:00pm PDT
game. >> yes. cal takes on university of washington at 6:00 under permanent lights of the memorial stadium. officials urging fans to take public transportation this game is being televised nationally. >> what is the weather going to be like? >> we have a better idea where the wea÷ha is going to be. >> we can look forward to nice,ñ pleasant weather. we're seeing an kris krees in high clouds. many of the clouds from that system sweeping into the bay area now. we'll see clouds on the increase but it's pleasant now. temperatures 61 degrees in san francisco. and mid to upper 60s in most inland locations. so let's take a look at clouds increasing this evening and maybe a patch or two of fog but it's increase in clouds will linger in morning hours but dissipate giving way to mainly sunny skies. we've got possibly high temperatures to tell you about. >> nice looking. thank you. >> still head on abc 7 news marin county handing out rebates to residents who upgrade a certain home appliance. >> banks offering up to victimshés but experts warning people to be careful. >> plus twitter's new t
ABC
Nov 7, 2012 5:00pm PST
back to washington. the president called top leaders to talk about agenda for the rest of the year. before leaving chicago he made a surprise stop in his campaign headquarters. you can see giving hugs and praise to those helping him win a second term. democrats remain control of the senate. republicans lost three key seats. the house stays republican, 233 republicans and 185 democrats. house democrats now waiting for nancy pelosi's decision. >> so with congress left the same, many worry the gridlock that stalled washington will continue. the democrat senate majority leader and republican house majority leader talking about compromise the day after the election. democrat and republican leaders in california say rez obama needs to seize on this opportunity. >> listen to individual members on both sides. develop the relationships that are necessary when you have big, difficult problems.. >> republicans need to lack for places where they can work with the president that would be government reform. they need to make a better case on the tax policies. >> today john boehner stressed elect
ABC
Nov 26, 2012 4:00pm PST
openly to the voters where they stand. >> here in washington he carries weight as evidenced by lawmaker xgh signed the pledge over the years. norquist told abc news this isn't about him and lawmaker autos don't tell me bit. they need tochl plain to voters.twrht >> there is still a catch. >> i will violate the pledge for the good of the country only if democrats will do reform. >> the white house indicated everything is part of the discussion. >> abc news, washington. >> stocks gave back a little of last weeks gain was traders concerned with about the fiscal cliff. dow jones gave back 42 points to finish at 12,967. the s and p 500 off nearly three. >> jipgss planned a real yeel against a recent power grab by president morsi. a shawl but vocal group demonstrated again today in tahrir square. emfeel he is acting like a dictateor. the u.s. says his power grab goes against the spirit of the revolution. >> morsi says he acted within his rights when issues declaration that's give him sweeping powers and writing a new constitution above egypt's judish yairy. his spokesman says the dec
ABC
Nov 11, 2012 11:35pm EST
election? >> the next washington you see is going to look a lot like the last washington you saw. you're going to have a democratic white house a democratic senate and republican house. so the question is how much more gridlock are we likely to see? you're probably going to see more gridlock in washington but voters may say we're sick and tired >> and i guess it's kind of appropriate that the new bond film came out this past weekend because the nation's top spy went down as a result of an affair. david petraeus. does it seem as if we have just gotten to the surface of this scandal here? >> there's so many unanswered questions as relates to david petraeus? why did congressional officials not know until just a few days ago? why did white house officials not know about this until just a few days ago? so many unanswered questions. and then you have another set of questions which is the fact that david petraeus was scheduled to go to capitol hill next week for hearings on the benghazi situation. so then you have this came just a few days after the presidential election. so many unanswered que
ABC
Nov 7, 2012 6:00pm PST
campaign and the incumbent. >> stark saying i went to washington by running against an unpopular war and for women's rights, and dig nitty foreseeners i leave knowing landscapes have changed. i am happy to be of assistance in the future. >> have you heard from stark today? >> we have not heard from him. he know how's to get a hold of us and wish him well. >> stallwell heads to washington for orientation, sworn in january 3. >> and more election measure a in santa clara taxes will raise tax there, sales tax in san dayo will go up half a percent. marin county voters passed a nine year quarter cent sales tax increase targeting parks and open space. albany and half moon bay approved increases as well. >> substantially colder out there. >> interesting, measure r, for rain. here is a live view from our east bay camera. looking at partly to mostly cloudy skies. in the bay area now we'll see an increase in clouds in areas overnight. we can see low and high clouds north. moisture off shore. precipitation being reported in immediate bay area now. it's moving in our direction.÷:w from the nort
ABC
Nov 3, 2012 8:00am PDT
leads to a bishop td run. washington up 7-0. to the second quarter and cal, this is good call. row verse to chris harper who has speed on the corner corner and dives into the end zone. cal defense, big play. nick forbes deflecting the keith price pass and intercepts. we stay tied. third and goal from the 29. price scrambles and lobs it up. here is touchdown. huskies on top 14-13. maynard ends up hobbling with a knee injury and bears lose 21-13 at 3-7 they are guaranteed to have a losing season. >> more on the cal situation and stanford and colorado highlights coming up on "lexus after the game" at 8:30. have a great weekend everybody. i'm larry beil. >>> coming up, not only did they move her out, they took out a mortgage on the house and wouldn't let her back in. a surprising turn of events. dan noyes uncovered in an i-team investigation. >> most california voters no proposition 30 as tax measure to help fund public schools >>> it found both kuandz in the battleground state of ohio. kid rock entertained the largest crowd to attend the mitt romney rally. both candidates wrapped up t
ABC
Nov 8, 2012 6:00am PST
thought he hit debris in the road. >>> president obama back in washington d c after securing a second term this week. the president and his first family arrived back at the white house last night. now mr. obama and congress must tackle the so-called fiscal cliff looming ahead. january 1st, an 800 billion dollar tax cut will expire. that will mean tax hikes and spending cuts kick in unless there's a deal. coming up our katie marzullo will have more. >>> traffic and weather together, next. >>> live look outside now before the rain comes this is the san mateo bridge deck dry, traffic moving fine.g5ç mike will tell us when rain will arrive in your neighborhood today. sue will check your commute. >>> you know about black friday how about black thursday. how wal-mart is getting a bigger >>> here's doppler out of eureka showers even moderate showers no thunder out of this storm yet we did have a few claps of thunder over the sierra as the rain has changed over to snow. winds are slowing now the cold front is moving away from us. gusts up to 30 in oakland we were in the 25 to 35 degre
ABC
Nov 3, 2012 6:00am PDT
football team played their first-ever friday night game in berkeley. the bears hosting washington. this was a sloppy turnover-filled game. a gold-out at memorial stadium. the gold towels everywhere. not a golden performance by either team. combining for 8 turnovers, cal driving the first quarter. isi sofele coughs it and up the huskies would recover leading to the td run. washington up 7-0. to the second quarter and cal, this is a good call here. the reverse to freshman chris harper, who has speed on the corner and dives into the end zone. 14-yard touchdown to tie it up at 7 a piece. cal's defense, big play before the half. nick forbes deflecting the keith price pass and interception. we stayed tied at 7 at the half. third quarter, third and goal. price scrambles, lobs it up for the tight end, seferian-jenkins. a touchdown. huskies on top. at one point there were three turnovers in six plays. zach maynard picked by thompson, a former cal recruit, and maynard ends up hobbling off with a knee injury and the bears lose 21-13. at 3-7 they are guaranteed of having a losing season. >>> more o
ABC
Nov 8, 2012 5:00am PST
past four years washington remains almost unchanged after the election. president obama has already talked with the top four leaders in the house and senate on the phone from chicago before returning to the white house last night that includes house speaker ran john boehner. he says his party is willing to consider tax increases only under the right circumstances which include fewer tax loopholes and simpler, fairer tax code. right now all sides are laying out opening arguments for negotiations that are to come. they need to avoid severe and automatic government spending cuts and tax hikes that will take place january 1st. those cuts and hikes total 800 billion dollars. in the bay area there's hope president obama's reelection will bring amick boost especially in the silicon valley. with health care behind him the tech industry feels the president can turn his attention to jobs, housing and clean technology. katie marzullo, abc7 news. >>>s did are trying to determine how badly hurt an 11-month-old fremont baby was when she fell from a third story window yesterday. firefighters say t
ABC
Nov 18, 2012 11:00pm PST
of the top lawyers in washington to help him deal with the cia sex scandal. petraeus will consult with the lawyer as he is investigated by the fbi. they want to know if paula broadwell had access to classified information. h -- this is broadwell back at her carolina home with her husband and two sons. she left while they searched her home for evidence. those in washington are divided on how necessary it was petraeus step down if this is solely a sex scandal and no secrets leaked. >> i come from a tradition of original sin. none of us is perfect. >> the behavior is not acceptable. it is personally unacceptable behavior. >> petraeus testified behind closed door on friday and apologized for the affair. and he told members of congress about what he knew about the september 11th attack on the u.s. embassy in libya. >>> the national arts and humanities youth program award will be given to an oakland youth program. they teachers and young adults about the media skills, how to make a video and broadcast journalism. >> radio is a positive way for young people to, number one, take that time
ABC
Nov 7, 2012 5:00am PST
in chicago where the president the night. he will be leaving for washington later. >> reporter: in the end it was a series of narrow state wins that gave the president a decisive victory. president obama won a second term tuesday after a race that was primarily fought in a handful of battleground states. >> the president: you, the american people, reminded us that while our road has been hard, while our journey has been long, we have picked ourselves up, we have fought our way back. and we know in our hearts that for the united states of america the best is yet to come. >> reporter: florida is still too close to call. even if romney won the state, obama still handily beats him in the electoral college vote. the popular vote will likely be closer. >> the president: whether i earned your vote or not, i have listened to you. i have learned from you. and you've made me a better president. >> reporter: obama beat mitt romney after nabbing almost every one of the 12 crucial battleground states. around 1 a.m. eastern romney spoke in boston to let them know he made a concession call to the
ABC
Nov 4, 2012 11:00pm PST
push is on. the latest polls show it is a very tight race. abc news washington post poll shows president obama with a one-point lead over mitt romney and another poll shows the candidates in a dead heat with 48% each. and with time running out, both candidates are spending the last few hours making their pitch to voters. >> reporter: a frantic pace for mitt romney and president obama in the final stretch kris crossing the swing states. mitt romney, 14 stops in seven states and president obama 14 stops in eight states. the latest abc news washington post poll shows that the race is essentially deadlocked. 40 money% of likely voters support obama and 48% romney. >> the candidates and their running mates all made stops in the critical battle ground state of ohio. of course they had dual messages for voter. >> i know what real change looks like. it is because i fought for it. it is because i delivered it. we can't give up on it now. >> you would hope president obama would give up to his promise to bring people together to solve big problems. but huey hasn't. but he hasn't, and i wi
ABC
Nov 5, 2012 2:00am PST
push is on. the latest polls show it is a very tight race. abc news washington post poll shows president obama with a one-point le romney and ano romney and another poll shows the candidates in a dead heat with 48% each. and with time running out, both candidates are spending the last few hours making their pitch to voters. >> reporter: a frantic pace for mitt romney and president obama in the final stretch kris crossing the swing states. mitt romney, 14 stops in seven states and president obama 14 stops in eight states. the latest abc news washington post poll shows that the race is essentially deadlocked. 40 money% of likely voters support obama and 48% romney. >> the candidates and their running mates all made stops in the critical battle ground state of ohio. of course they had dual messages for voter. >> i know what real change looks like. it is because i fought for it. it is because i delivered it. we can't give up on it now. >> you would hope president obama would give up to his promise to bring people together to solve big problems. but huey hasn't. but he hasn't, and i
ABC
Nov 9, 2012 6:00am PST
:00 our time and you want to stay with abc7 morning news at 6:15 we go live to washington, d.c. for a preview of today's remarks. >>> traffic and weather together, next. here's a live look outside, golden gate bridge, looks like there might be a little mist nothing like the storms we had overnight. meteorologist mike nicco will tell you where those storms are going using live doppler hd. >>> also ahead, alaska airlines debuts a new fleet of aircraft. [ unintelligible ] >>> welcome back. one shower moving through the heart of san jose heading towards lincoln and almaden sliding to the south and east you can see it is going to head down 101 possibly to morgan hill as it heads into the higher country it is going to produce snow we talked about hail possible this was from hayward last night at about 1:50 in the morning this is from castro valley this these still shots here that thunderstorm moving through there we have a chance of seeing more hail out of these storms and more snow too down to the lower elevations as the forecast unfolds that will be from 4:00 into the evening until then p
ABC
Nov 19, 2012 2:00am PST
. >> the former head of the cia has hired one of the top lawyers in washington to help him deal with the cia sex scandal. petraeus will consult with the lawyer as he is investigated by the fbi. they want to know if paula broadwell had access to classified information. h -- this is broadwell back at her carolina home with her husband and two sons. she left while they searched her home for evidence. those in washington are divided on how necessary it was petraeus step down if this is solely a sex scandal and no secrets leaked. >> i come from a tradition of original sin. none of us is perfect. >> the behavior is not acceptable. it is personally unacceptable behavior. >> petraeus testified behind closed door on friday and apologized for the affair. and he told members of congress about what he knew about the september 11th attack on the u.s. embassy in libya. >>> the national arts and humanities youth program award will be given to an oakland youth program. they teachers and young adults about the media skills, how to make a video and broadcast journalism. >> radio is a positive way for youn
ABC
Nov 2, 2012 1:05am PDT
look at the forecast for tomorrow night's game. cal takes on washington huskies, 6:00 tomorrow night at 58 and then dropping to 56. partly cloudy skies. i would bundle up. accu-weather seven-day forecast warmer for your weekend. midto upper 70s and midto upper 60s coast. low 80s pie bye monday keeping it -- 80s by monday. don't forget to fall back sunday morning at 2:00 a.m. i am so excited. mike will be here 4:30 to 7. >> i am excited about the extra hour of sleep. that's what is doing it for me. >> that extra hour makes a difference. >>> for a california lottery winner, better late than never. >> coming um next -- coming um >>> listen to this, a close call turned to good fortune for a woman in southern california, incredibly good fortune. weeks before a $23 million lotto prize would be forfeited, the winner came forward. the winning ticket was sold at a palmdale liquor store in may. with no one claiming the prize the store released surveillance photo and the woman was recognized by her daughter. she found her lucky ticket in her car where it sat for five months and she filed her cl
ABC
Nov 1, 2012 11:00pm PDT
in santa cruz. here is a look at the forecast for tomorrow night's game. cal takes on washington huskies, 6:00 tomorrow night at memorial stadium. 58 and then dropping to 56. partly cloudy skies. i would bundle up. accu-weather seven-day forecast warmer for your weekend. midto upper 70s and midto upper 60s coast. low 80s pie bye monday keeping it -- 80s by monday. don't forget to fall back sunday morning at 2:00 a.m. i am so excited. mike will be here 4:30 to 7. >> i am excited about the extra hour of sleep. that's what is doing it for me. >> that extra hour makes a difference. >>> for a california lottery winner, better late than never. >> coming um next -- coming um next, why she >>> listen to this, a close call turned to good fortune for a woman in southern california, incredibly good fortune. weeks before a $23 million lotto prize would be forfeited, the winner came forward. the winning ticket was sold at a palmdale liquor store in may. with no one claiming the prize the store released surveillance photo and the woman was recognized by her daughter. she found her lucky ticket
ABC
Nov 4, 2012 5:00pm PST
campaigns are in high gear heading into the home stretch. here's a report from washington, dc. >> four years ago today, it was election night and then senator obama was elected the 44th 44th president of the united states. fast forward. >> four mother years. >> now he is fighting for a second term and telling americans they have a choose to make. >> between a return the top-down policies that crashed our economy and an economy built from the middle out and the bottom up. and creates a vong growing middle class. >> the president and candidates racking up miles, flying from one swing state to the next. and the crittle good atle ground state of ohio, mitt romney told the crowd the president failed to bring the hope and change he promised four years ago. >> he promised to do so very much, but, frankly, he fell so very short. he promised to be a post partisan president, but he hey has been most partisan, divisive, blaming, attacking, dividing. >> with two days to goo, chaos in florida. >> let people vote. let people vote. >> an election office closed for a time, preventing voters f
ABC
Nov 4, 2012 1:00am PDT
come down out of canada and that's going to bring some very cold air so washington, dc, only 52 tomorrow. barely out of the 40s for new york and boston, and then as we head into tuesday night and wednesday, another nor easter delves just off the coast, and that's going to mean more wind and more rain in those particulars. areas. we here on our coast, enjoying almost summerlike temperatures. we'll look at 70s 70s and 80s in the forecast in a bit. >> ama: the last weekend before election day and the presidential candidates are on focusing on the battleground states. the latest abc news washington post poll shows the race is tied at 48% each. abc news reporter is live in washington, dc tonight with a look at the final campaign crunch. >> they call it a battleground but the president and mitt romney have very similar schedules and they're spending time and lots of it in key states likely to determine the outcome of this election. >> the countdown is on, president obama and mitt romney traveled from one swing state to another, in a battle for votes and victory on tuesday. >> four mor
ABC
Nov 7, 2012 4:00pm PST
political gridlock in store for the next four years in washington. many hoping the obama administration will follow the bipartisan example president clinton set during his second term. the head of california republican party raising taxes is still taboo and hopes house republicans hold their ground. >> student compromise is driving the economy down. and they need to work on government reform at all levels. >> time for the guys to reach a compromise here, if congress fails to reach an agreement soon, a tax hike and drastic spending hikes will take affect on january 1. leaders of both parties reaching out on capitol hill. we'll have that development in the second half hour. >> stocks suffered their worst one day loss of the year. the dow dropped and investors looking past the election and focusing on big problems ahead in europe and potentially in washington. cory johnson will join with us a parkt recap in about 10 minutes.. >> now, to the elections over. has outlook changed in silicon valley? >> abc 7 news david louie checks on the pulse of the local economy. >> happening
ABC
Nov 13, 2012 11:00pm PST
this washington at her brother's home. broadwell was investigated for threatening a friend of petraeus, jill kelley. they uncovered a -- they discovered a relationship between her and another top military leader, general john alan. they found 20,000 to 30,000 e-mails. some were flirtatious. alan will stay in command of u.s. forces in afghanistan. though a promotion to the leader of nato forces is on hold for the time being. much more on the petraeus sex scandal coming up on "nightline" right after this newscast at 11:35. >>> well, it should be a decent-sized catch as crab season officially gets under way tomorrow. but prepare to pay a bit more. john alston has the story. >> the crab to pots were on pier45 tonight. in a few hours they will be on the bottom of the pacific off the dwolden gates. gash gash the golden gate. he hopes his six-figure investment will payoff. so far it has been smooth sailing after hearing he will get $3 a pound for his haul. >> $3. that's good. that's probably the first time i remember we got asking price. >> last year they got $2.25 a pound. but after
ABC
Nov 8, 2012 11:00am PST
washington is facing robbery, burglary and carjacking. he and his wife murdered 55-year-old susie ko at her home last month and stole her car. the wife still faces extra from washington state where the couple were arrested following a crime spree. >>> marin county d.a.'s office has decline to file charges immediately against three daycare workers arrested for the death of a baby in their care. right now the center is closed. autopsy shows the four-month-old accidentally suffocated after bedding cut off the child's airway. the d.a.'s office says it needs more time to review the case. >>> protesters demonstrating at the grand opening of a chick-fil-a restaurant in walnut creek the group says it is against the company's donations to anti-gay organizations and for the public anti-gay stance the founder took this summer. the demonstration didn't stop dozens who camped out overnight the first 100 got coupons good for 52 free meals. >>> a group of women say they are preparing to relaunch a recall campaign against mirkarimi. anti-domestic violence advocates plan to make it official next w
ABC
Nov 20, 2012 11:00am PST
services, inc. >>> big storm that wallopped oregon and washington is on its way to the bay area. that storm caused floating and knocked down trees and power lines more on that in a moment. good morning i'm kristen sze. >>> and i'm cheryl jennings. let's get to mike tracking this storm. >>> it is not going to be nearly as bad as it was up there. we have the potential in the north bay where the bulk of rain will fall light rain through the morning. some of the higher elevations like on top of some of the mountains we've had one to two inches of rain. dry creek road north of windsor, that whole area out to fort ross up to manchester, you could see darker green starting to show up that is steadier rain moving into ukiah now that. is going to move into the north bay during the afternoon. the strong entertainment part of the storm is going to stay here we will get rain up to an inch in the north bay maybe an inch or two in the mountains, quarter to half inch around the bay. i'll give you a timetable, coming up. >>> that pacific northwest area has taken a poundinging from the storm tha
ABC
Nov 14, 2012 11:00am PST
deserve all of us here in washington to be thinking every, single day, how can i make things better for them? which is not to say that everything we do is going to be perfect or that there aren't going to be tough challenges that we have to grapple with. but -- i do know the federal government can make a difference. we're seeing t right now on the jersey coast and in new york. people are still going through a really tough time. the response hasn't been perfect. but -- it's been -- aggressive and strong. and fast. and robust. and a lot of people have been helped because of it. and that's a good metaphor for how i want the federal government to operate generally. christy parsons? hey. >> thank you, mr. president. and congratulations, by the way. >> thanks. christy was there when i was running for state senate. christy and i go back aways. >> i have never seen you lose. i wasn't looking that one time. >> there you go. >> one quick followup and then i want to ask you about iran. can you envision any scenario in which we do go off the fiscal cliff at the end of the year? and on iran, are you
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Nov 9, 2012 5:00pm PST
going to end before plans begin in just a few minutes. >> thank you.0ñ0h2 >> washington buzzing over resignation of cia director david pet tray yuts. the retired four star general admitted he had an extramarital affair. the president saying petraeus made our country safer and stronger. word of the affair was greeted with skepticism believing he may have resigned over u.s. consulate raid in ben gazy. one military expert is not buying it. someone redesign because of an extramarital yaifr people expect it's a cover story. i think you see a man who felt >> reports say he was having an affair with his biographer, paula broadwell. officials say detail are not being released but reports say agents had discovered broadwellufs improperly tried to access petraeus's e mail as he may have accessed classified information. abc news is going to have more on the story on world news right after this newscast. >> i jobs report tonight predicts technology will continue to fuel an employment boom in the bay area over next two years. saying job growth should expand through 2014, better than what is expec
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Nov 16, 2012 6:00am PST
washington state where they were both arrested last month. couple is charged in the murder of 55-year-old suzy coe that was killed in her home. they were arrested after being spotted after driving her car in seattle. >> san rafael police have released a sketch of an armed prowler that may have been stabbed by one of his would would be victims. one of two teenage women fought off the prowler and the other called police. >> eric: 6:17. we are watching the weather and bay bridge. there have been accidents out there this morning. >> hopefully got the word out and heading out early. sure enough the floodgates are opening slowly but enough moisture. you can see the embarcadero is wet with about one hundredth. that is all it is taking to make the slick conditions. let's take a look at live doppler 7-hd. we'll show you the entire bay area from top to bottom. you can see the sweeping radar. latest updates showing still the heaviest rain over the ocean and one moving through san pablo bay and east bayshore. this is rotating from southwest to northeast. everybody is going to get wet weather during t
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Nov 27, 2012 4:00pm PST
reporter karen trafers has the report from washington, d.c.. >> hillary clinton is secretary of state. but the political posturing and mud slinging has started. high on president obama's list to take over as the nation's top diplomat, susan rice. >> she has been under fire from some senate republican who's say she misled the american people about the attack that killed four americans including u.s. ambassador to libya. several have vowed to block her nomination to the state department. five days after the attacks, rice placed blame on an antimuslim video. it seems to have been hijacked with a say but some individual clusters of extremists. >> but the administration said it knew it with was a terrorist attack. the talking points rice was given for interviews were wrong. >> focus is misplaced. >> today rice went to capitol hill in a charm offensive meeting with republican senators. and it doesn't sound like a successful visit. >> we're significantly troubled by many answers that(=c we got. >> this month, the president laumpbled a fierce defense of rice. >> when they go after the un amba
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Nov 2, 2012 6:00pm PDT
washington skins home game predicted the winner correctly of 17 out of 18 elections if the redskins win, incumbent party wins. so sunday, redskins will host panther who's have the worst record in football. redskins are three and five. >> still to come a technique changing the lives of breast cancer survivors.. >> helping them l ♪ i'd like to thank eating right, whole grain, multigrain cheerios! my bowl, my spoons! mom, are those my jeans? [ female announcer ] people who choose more whole grain tend to weigh less than those who don't. multigrain cheerios has whole grain and 110 delicious calories. ...more grains. less you! multigrain cheerios in multi-grain cheerios peanut butter. >>> police in fairfield looking for a couple raiding mailboxes. a neighborhood watch group provided this video of a man and woman checking boxes on the streets. wash them, they've hit half a dozen homes. police say one usually drives and the other takes the letters so don't leave outgoing mail in your box. make sure you pick up the mail promptly. >> a technique is changing the lives of thousands of breast
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Nov 14, 2012 1:05am PST
since the scandal broke. she is back this washington at her brother's home. investigated for threatening a friend of petraeus, jill kelley. they uncovered a -- they discovered a relationship between her and another top military leader, general john alan. they found 20,000 to 30,000 e-mails. some were flirtatious. alan will stay in command of u.s. forces in afghanistan. though a promotion to the leader of nato forces is on hold for the time being. much more on the petraeus sex scandal coming up on "nightline" right after this newscast at 11:35. >>> well, it should be a decent-sized catch as crab season officially gets under way tomorrow. but prepare to pay a bit more. john alston has the story. >> the crab to pots were on pier45 tonight. in a few hours they will be on the bottom of the pacific off the dwolden gates. gash gash the golden gate. he hopes his six-figure investment will payoff. so far it has been smooth sailing after hearing he will get $3 a pound for his haul. >> $3. that's good. that's probably the first time i remember we got asking price. >> last year they got $2.25 a poun
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Nov 4, 2012 12:00am EDT
. \ 'stheismann;s restaurant. at fedex, there is quite the legacy in washington. >> he did the best that he could. he brought an appreciation for game, the people, the staff, owner, and he just wanted to play well. thank you for doing this. >> such a good family. college football, uva beat nc state, and the navy midshipmen to the craft fight ponderable and san francisco. >> it is still amazing how many residents fans still have his jersey. when we switched to fios, we got better tv, better phone, better internet. it was like somebody like took our computer, shook all the junk out of it. we're actually getting more for our money with fios. [ male announcer ] it's time to get more for your money. upgrade to vezon fios internet, tv and phone with our best price online. just $84.99 a month, guaranteed for one year with no annual contract. there's at least three computers. [ girl 1 ] a tablet. [ woman 1 ] couple of gaming systems. we could all be running at the same time. we do not notice any dips. [ male announcer ] get tv rated #1 in customer satisfaction. and get the school year off to a g
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Nov 16, 2012 11:00am PST
in washington, congressional leaders are confident that can reach a deal to avoid that fiscal cliff and risk of a new recession. taxes on all americans are set to go up if they can't reach a deal. republicans want to reduce the deficit by closing tax loopholes >> kristen: mike nicco is talking about the rain. how much more. >> it's been pretty light so far. it's going to be more of a nuisance for your weekend plans. darker clouds moving through the north bay, emeryville, we have a whole lot more rain. we'll give you a timetable so you can adjust your your plans this weekend. >> is this is the last twinkie production? hostess says they are shutting >> terry: maker of twinkie hostess brand is shutting down operations nationwide. katie marzullo joins us from the oakland business that is directly affected. >> reporter: these are already scarce, last two packets near the safeway. about 20 workers still picketing and they are holding the line until they hear from their union. hostess announced they are going out of business. columbo employees about 70 workers. workers walked off the job a
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Nov 5, 2012 6:00pm PST
abc news and washington post. abc 7 news political reporter is live at the campaign head quarters in chicago tonight. we're here in chicago is obama country about as blue as bay area here. so makes sense this is where the president will spend tomorrow fight. today he had important places to be. the president started his last day on the catch yain in wis wisms a huge crowd estimated 18,000 cheered him on. >> you know i'll fight for you as hard as i know how. you know that will happen. >> the crucial state is ohio. he and mitt romney in columbus today. the president will finish up tonight in iowa. he started his first campaign four years ago. >> we know we've got more work to do. >> for mitt romney it's a win in florida, virginia and ohio. he needs to sweep all three. he will finish up tomorrow, watching returns in boston. >> do you want real change? >> president obama will be here in chicago tomorrow night workers preparing a hall that will hold as many as 18,000. four years ago we were in grant park. >> big stage said up. >> marty williams flew out hoping to see another quarter milli
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Nov 2, 2012 6:00am PDT
gridlock in washington is making an endorsement. the starbucks ceo announced he will vote for president obama this coming tuesday. last year the ceo urged his fellow business leaders to withhold campaign contributions to both parties until congress and the white house reach a deal to bring down the nation's deficit. he says the president deserves a second time. >>> affects of superstorm sandy continue. new video from new york city this morning, shows the continuing long line of cars waiting to fuel up. gas shortages continue to be found across the east coast, 60% of gas stations in new jersey are closed because they've run out of gas. 70% of stations are closed on long island. the shortage of fuel lead to one violence incident in queens. authorities arrested a motorist yesterday after he pointed a pistol at another motorist who complained when he tried to cut in line while waiting for gas. that man is facing 15 years in prison, if convicted. >>> superstorm sandy could mean trouble for holiday shopping. retail analysts are worried department store sales could fall because peopl
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Nov 7, 2012 4:30am PST
washington all approved measures allowing same-sex marriage. they are the first states to do so by popular vote washington's vote was close. -- >> reporter: after months of waiting, answers have come. second term for the president. legalized paar and possibility for same-sex marriage -- [ unintelligible ] festive mood the whole night for the president's reelection. >> we are very excited here on capitol hill to see the very good news on 74. i'm cautiously optimistic. >> reporter: smiles were tough to stop. >> we won. >> reporter: many thought the race was over when returns came back negative first it isn't over yet more ballots need to be counted the lead isn't safe. the campaign didn't have as deep pockets but fought strong there is a path to victory for them. >> regardless we have fought for what is good, true and beautiful. and i hope you feel good about that. >> reporter: with much [ inaudible ] >>> he mentioned voters passed rerecent dumbs legalizing marijuana for recreational use. colorado and washington the first states to legalize recreational marijuana. similar ballot issue pew in
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Nov 16, 2012 5:00pm PST
murdering a retired teacher appeared in court. tanya washington and her husband, darnell accused of killing 55-year-old suzy ko part of a crime spree from southern california to washington state. washington has been charged with murder. the public defender had been appointed. both wash and her husband will be back in court december 7th. >> hostess going out of business. the company says it's operating on thin bargains and a week long strike was the final blow. today, hostess lovers made a run to stock up on the products. >> this is go gs to be gone but workers lost a lot of jobs. too. that is the last thing we need. >> it is. i've been coming here all my life. things change.çn!9ñ >> about 18,000 jobs will be lost z the companies's roughly 500 stores will stay open several days to sell products. >> tonight abc 2020 going behind closed doors and spelling beans about some restaurants dirty secrets.teÑ >> this is almost universally acknowledged fact that bread and butter tends to sirk you'll yait from table to table. >> they add pickles and seoul ss slaw. real dish into investigation
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Nov 3, 2012 11:00pm PDT
and that's going to bring some very cold air so washington, dc, only 52 tomorrow. barely out of the 40s for new york and boston, and then as we head into tuesday night and wednesday, another nor easter delves just off the coast, and that's going to mean more wind and more rain in those particular areas. we here on our coast, enjoying almost summerlike temperatures. we'll look at 70s 70s and 80s in the forecast in a bit. >> ama: the last weekend before election day and the presidential candidates are focusing on the battleground states. the latest abc news washington post poll shows the race is tied at 48% each. abc news reporter is live in washington, dc tonight with a look at the final campaign crunch. >> they call it a battleground but the president and mitt romney have very similar schedules and they're spending time and lots of it in key states likely to determine the outcome of this election. >> the countdown is on, president obama and mitt romney traveled from one swing state to another, in a battle for votes and victory on tuesday. >> four more years. four more years,. >> thr
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Nov 11, 2012 11:00pm PST
, thank you. the election is over, but law i can makers will be returning to washington this week with serious work to get done. the so-called fiscal clip will likely be their first order of business. abc7 news reporter sergio quintana has more. >> reporter: the cliche describes two painful issues lawmakers have to deal with. it is tax hikes on every household. today california leaders said the voters have spoken, but it is not clear if lawmakers can return to washington and work together. congresswoman nancy pelosi spent the day mixing and mingling at the presidio. but fixing the country's finances was on her mind. >> we have a deficit we have to deal with. we have to do it with growth and the creation of jobs. we have to do it with cuts. we all know that, but we have t.o. do it with revenue. >> reporter: she will be returning to capitol hill pushing a deal backed by barack obama. that will include tax hikes on wealthier households. republicans who still control the u.s. house of representatives have started to dig in. >> raising tax rates will slow down our ability to crow 80 the job
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Nov 16, 2012 5:00am PST
the attack on the u.s. consulate in benghazi. here is the latest from washington. >> reporter: general david petraeus heads to capitol hill today to face lawmakers. he will meet behind closed doors with the house and senate intelligence committee. it comes after a week he stepped down a as c.i.a. director after admitting to an extramarital affair. >> he went to tripoli. he interviewed many of the people as i understand it that were involved. so the opportunity to get his views i think are very important. >> the september 11th attack in benghazi left four people dead including u.s. ambassador chris stevens. yesterday they heard from the acting c.i.a. director behind closed doors and watched a realtime video of the attack. >> number one mistakes were made and we have to learn from this. >> there have been many questions about the attack. the obama administration initially blamed it on protests over an anti-muslim video. that story latest shifted raising questions about what the administration knew and when they knew it was a terrorist attack. >> i don't think the intelligence co
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Nov 20, 2012 5:00am PST
cause headaches the weather. this wet and windy storm passing through oregon and washington now. as you heard mike, the rain should be in the bay area tonight into tomorrow, quick look at the=wxkj boards i did se two flights incoming from seattle delayed. only for a few minutes. hopefully the trouble isn't here yet. but, also according to orbitz sfo will be the third busiest airport in the u.s. over the thanksgiving weekend. chicago o'hare is number one, l.a.x. is number two. good news on flying air fare on average slightly down from last year. there's the upside. taking a look at roads, most people will drive, aaa says 90% of travelers will do so by car and gas prices are down about seven cents in the last two weeks. be careful, what goes up, over the holiday weekend, is car accidents, 25% over the last year. aaa reporting that fewer people will actually fly this year, sfo is reporting that it will have a 3% increase in air passengers over last year. tomorrow the busiest day, sfo reports last friday has become more popular especially for kids who are out of school this week. katie marz
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Nov 18, 2012 6:00am PST
of the government, but noting their progress. president returns to washington late wednesday, just in time for thanksgiving. >>> in washington, as the deadline looms closer, will there be a deal in congress to avoid going over the fiscal cliff? coming up on abc's "this week" nancy pelosi gives a definitive answer to martha raddatz. don't miss it coming up here on abc7. >>> bay area food banks are facing a thanksgiving turkey shortage. second harvest food bank of santa clara county received some help yesterday. the local branch of the el camino owners association donated over three quarters of a ton of turkeys. that's a lot of help. the officials say they are still short of food and money this season but this should make it easier to achieve their goal. >>> volunteers also accepted donations at the pennsylvania avenue warehouse in san francisco yesterday as well as the marin food bank. beginning this thursday the san francisco food bank is short 1700 turkeys. that's more than half the birds it needs for this year's traditional meal. >>> we invite you to be part of the abc7 share you
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Nov 20, 2012 6:00am PST
our north in oregon and washington that rain is expected to get here tonight or tomorrow, already heavy drizzle here at sfo now. according to aaa fewer people will this thanksgiving than last, sfo expects a 3% increase in the number of passengers. sfo ranked by orbitz as the third busiest airport for thanksgiving holiday this year. the ones who were able to get this morning, today, they are the lucky ones. >> that's why i'm leaving early. >> just missed the huge rush on wednesday and i think that the itinerary was better. >> i thought it was easier than wednesday. , i wish i had done sunday or monday >> reporter: why that is? >> no, -- no just more crowded. >> reporter: let's not forget the roads, 90% of the people traveling across the country for thanksgiving will be driving. good news for those folks as gas prices are down 7 cents over the past two weeks. bad news you have to be careful with more cars on the road the number of accidents tends to go up. according to aaa people who will travel, 50 miles or more from their home for this attention, -- this thanksgiving, americans 43
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Nov 2, 2012 11:00pm PDT
for eight turnovers. and he cuffs it up and huskies would recover. he had 189 yards. washington is up 7-zip. reverse to chris harper and he has speed to burn. diving for the pylons. 14 yards and we're tied at 7:00 7. nick forbes with an interception of the pass. it was still tied 7-7 at the break. price lobs it up. huskies on top 14-13. at one point there were three turnovers. maynard ends up with a knee injury, bears lose 21-13. they will have a losing season. abc7 supports brought to you by river rock casino. >> very difficult. >> thanks, larry. >> "nightline" is up next. >> don't fb 4 get our alarm clock app. if you have it on the iphone you don't to worry about the time change this sunday. >> our morning news begins tomorrow at 5:00 a.m. thanks so much for watch
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Nov 18, 2012 6:00pm PST
washington, dc to receive a press steamous award from first lady michelle obama. it is the arts arts and humanits youth program. they serve young adults with 0's going on to college. >> teach you how to produce video, music production, and broadcast journalism, and through those skills, we put young people on a career path and a path towards success. >> the awards ceremony takes place 8:00 our time tomorrow morning. >> today saw the launch of the nintendo wiiu. >>> it's designed to appeal to both the casual audience and the hard-core gamers. one new owner wanted to break the seal and start playing. >> the first console, the next generation of consoles, so i'm happy to have it. and ready to play some mario on it. >> ama: it's been six years since the last major video game system was launched. since then video game sales have dropped a quarter billion dollars a month as people turn to iphones and ipads. >> not all of the expected entertainment features will be available. nintendo's new service which promises to incorporate tv and sports, woken be activated until december. >>> let'
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Nov 1, 2012 4:30am PDT
, pennsylvania and minnesota, democratic turf. tahman bradley, abc news, washington. >> the number of californians who can vote is at an all-time high. almost a million and a half new voters signed up online under the state's new law they tend to be younger and less leaning than the state's general voting population. >>> wet trip into work this morning. >>> sometimes rainex if conditions are correct, definitely going to be a tough commute this morning. looking at the golden gate bridge you can see the steadier rain over. definitely have wetness on the road that's the way it is going to be mean if it is not raining where you are, it is still going to be slick outside. wanted to give you the bigger picture, no matter where you are traveling to the east and south, you are going to run into wet weather. as you head into the sierra, you can see it turns into snow only at the highest elevations above the passes. it looks like no matter where you go through , going to be wealth the next couple of hours, so be careful. -- back home, temperatures mild this morning. upper 50s everywhere. monter
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